The Iranian Journal of Applied Language Studies (IJALS) was already from the first issue (Spring and Summer 2009) approved by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology as a Scientific Research Journal. This decision was based on the high scientific quality of the first issue as well as on the board of editors, which consists of eminent scholars from recognised universities in different parts of the world. The fact that this journal is published in cooperation with the Linguistics Society of Iran, one of the leading organs for linguistic research in this country, as well as Uppsala University, one of the main centers for research on Iranian Languages in Europe, was also decisive in the evaluation.

  Iranian Journal of Applied Language Studies is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws.

 About Iranian Journal of Applied Language Studies:

  • Country of Publication: Iran
  • Publisher: University of Sistan and Baluchestan 
  • Format: Print and Online
  • Print ISSN: 2008-5494 
  • E-ISSN: 2322-3650
  • Frequency: Biannual
  • Language: English
  • Open Access: Yes
  • Index & Abstracted: Yes
  • Policy: Peer Review
  • Average refereeing time: 6 months
  • Article Processing Charges: 3000000 Rials
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  • Phone: +985431132428
  • Fax:  +985431132428
Current Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, Spring 2020, Pages 1-200 

3. English for Medical Purposes: An Investigation into Medical Students’ English Language Needs

Pages 41-60


Nargess Hekmati; Mohammad Davoudi; Gholamreza Zareian; Mahmoud Elyasi

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